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Trappistes Rochefort 10 - Brasserie de Rochefort

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

6,900 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 6,900
Reviews: 2,528
rAvg: 4.51
pDev: 9.76%
Wants: 483
Gots: 1,094 | FT: 47
Brewed by:
Brasserie de Rochefort
Belgium

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  11.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 11-06-2000)
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superspak

Michigan

4.53/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

330 ml bottle into chalice, best by 7/27/2016. Pours very murky dark brown color with a nice 1 finger dense khaki head with good retention that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Spotty lacing on the glass, with a decent amount of carbonation streaming up. Aromas of big plum, raisin, caramel, banana, molasses, clove, pepper, biscuit, roasted malt, light chocolate, and yeast spices. Awesome aromas with great complexity. Taste of big molasses, caramel, plum, raisin, prune, pepper, clove, banana, candi sugar, and yeast spices. Lingering notes of dark fruit, banana, molasses, candi sugar, and yeast spices on the finish for a while. Fantastic balance of sweetness and spiciness; with no cloying at all. Medium carbonation and fairly full bodied; with a very creamy and slightly slick mouthfeel. Incredibly lush and smooth mouthfeel as well. This drinks way too smoothly for 11.3%, but is still definitely a sipper. Alcohol is practically invisible, with pretty much no warming noticed. Overall this is a beautiful Quadrupel. Big complexity, smoothness, and flavor balance. Amazing.

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2012 04:38:23 | More by superspak
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jsulko

Illinois

4.83/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

11.2 OZ bottle poured into a tulkp glass.

Pours a very dark brown color with a slightly off white head.

Smells of dark fruits and raisins and dark malts.

Taste is prominent in the dark fruits with a slight sweetness to them. Slight alcohol presence on the finish. Very smooth and full of flavor.

One of the first quads I have ever had and a great one to start with.

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2012 03:35:42 | More by jsulko
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gcgarcia

Brazil

5/5  rDev +10.9%

03-31-2012 00:06:17 | More by gcgarcia
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muskiesman

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

03-30-2012 20:37:20 | More by muskiesman
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eriktoyra

Sweden

4.8/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Bottle that I have kept in the cellar since 2008-12-22. Best before 2013-08-13.

A: Pours a dark brown liquid with an uneven head. The head is light brown and compact. The head dissolves very slowly. I also find some dark particles in the head which I guess is natural sediments.

S: Banana bread, chocolate, raisins, plum and dark malts. I also find tones of yeast and ripe cherries. Alcohol is present, but very elegantly.

T: Extremely well balanced. All of the the tastes works perfectly together. Lots of chocolate, banana bread and surprisingly I also find hints of green apples and cherries. Chocolate cake with cinnamon. The alcohol is present but very delicate. There are far more tastes in there, but I can't nail them down.

M: Large bubbles. Medium to strong carbonation. The alcohol is warming the throat. Again very well balanced.

O: It's extremely well balanced in both smell, taste and mouthfeel. Everything works really well together. I'm glad that I can lay my hands on this beer with ease at the Swedish Systembolaget.

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2012 18:57:07 | More by eriktoyra
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Deshon2688

California

4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

03-30-2012 17:28:30 | More by Deshon2688
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FenderSteve

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

03-29-2012 17:18:08 | More by FenderSteve
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CrazyOtto623

Alabama

5/5  rDev +10.9%

03-29-2012 01:20:38 | More by CrazyOtto623
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msgraceffa


4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

03-29-2012 01:12:05 | More by msgraceffa
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radiantdesigner

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

03-28-2012 18:53:44 | More by radiantdesigner
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Calculat0r

Japan

3.5/5  rDev -22.4%

03-28-2012 17:13:59 | More by Calculat0r
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Florya

Norway

5/5  rDev +10.9%

03-28-2012 05:41:30 | More by Florya
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eawolff99

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

03-28-2012 01:27:34 | More by eawolff99
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gleemonger

California

5/5  rDev +10.9%

03-27-2012 22:09:19 | More by gleemonger
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ZackH

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

03-27-2012 16:30:53 | More by ZackH
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BelgiumBill

Virginia

4.43/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Using a Rochefort Trappistes bowl chalice I poured it slowly reserving much of the yeast in the bottle. Rochefort 10 was a very dark mahogany brown with a thin medium beige head.

The nose was of banana bread, molasses, dark fruits typical of the style.

The flavors were of brown sugar and fruit cake.

What makes this a superstar is the supple creamy mouthfeel where everything balances to perfection. Ample carbonation, but not too much; creamy and coating with a bit of viscosity; the flavors are complex and well integrated. There is no wave after wave of flavors, it is one complex continuous presentation with a bit of alcohol warmth in the finish.

While I never considered Quad my preferred style, that's probably because I've had many inferior as my point of reference.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2012 23:40:46 | More by BelgiumBill
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HopHeads1506

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

03-26-2012 14:56:58 | More by HopHeads1506
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mjtiernan

New York

4.63/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

11.2oz bottle poured into a goblet. Best by 6/22/16.

A: Pours with a one-finger off-white head. Gorgeous pillowy head with consistently tight bubbles all around. Terrific lacing and head-retention. Body is a deep, deep brownish-red.

S: Interesting aroma. Smells big and boozy but not dominated by the usual Belgian yeast/dark fruit combo. There’s a spicy medicinal note that really stands out as well as some chocolate cake? Then there’s some noticable alcohol-soaked dark fruit and grain plus a bit of caramel malt.

T: So interesting. It’s just as much spice as it is fruit. Starts sweet with the yeast totally integrated so that it’s almost non-existent. There’s raisin, juniper, some woodiness and strangely the chocolate cake is still there. Alcohol is present and with the juniper it gives it a gin-like dimension.

M: Medium body with a fairly dry texture. Finishes with a modest alcohol burn. Carbonation is soft but present.

O: This is truly a unique quad unlike any that I’ve had. It’s not a slight variation on the rest, but a near complete re-write of the book. Very impressive.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2012 01:43:46 | More by mjtiernan
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akttr

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -22.4%

03-25-2012 20:27:40 | More by akttr
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Morningstorm

Netherlands

5/5  rDev +10.9%

03-25-2012 20:03:46 | More by Morningstorm
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.58/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 11.2 oz. bottle. Has a very dark brown color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of dark fruits and alcohol. Taste is alcohol up front, dark fruits, some spices are present. Feels full bodied in the mouth and overall I suppose my expectations for this beer may have been to high, is it does not meet the hype imo.

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2012 18:16:50 | More by tone77
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pawpaw

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

03-25-2012 14:58:24 | More by pawpaw
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vette2006c5r

South Dakota

4.2/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Rochefort 10 poured a nice dark amber color, that was nearly a deep purple, with a nice lacing head. There was a nice sweet, grape like, smell, almost like a wine. The taste had a nice sweetness, and grapes, and belgin candy flavors. Nothing was overpowering, everyting bledended soo well, would easily have another. Overall this is a very good Quad, it has a very nice blended flavor, and drinks very smoothly.

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2012 05:25:26 | More by vette2006c5r
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rebrhrt88

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

03-24-2012 21:31:03 | More by rebrhrt88
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szmnnl99

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

03-24-2012 20:40:50 | More by szmnnl99
Trappistes Rochefort 10 from Brasserie de Rochefort
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